art exhibit

Exhibit: Eye Contact – African American Portraits

by (grpl)

Submitted 01-19-2015 under

Joshua Johnson (1763-1824) or Johnson as some call him, is often viewed as the first person of color to make a living as a painter in the United States. He is known for his paintings of prominent Baltimore residents while still a slave. Johnson...

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New Businesses, New Talent for Art.Downtown. 2014

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Within the past few years, downtown Grand Rapids has continued to grow. New apartment buildings, galleries, businesses and shops have sprung up in the downtown area, particularly South of Fulton Street in the Heartside District, offering unique and...

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Art Couture: creativity blooms in local fashion scene

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-18-2013 under OPINION

A staircase on the fourth floor of the UICA building never looked so good as it did on Friday, June 14. Every few minutes well-dressed Grand Rapidians, often with cocktail in hand and the look of summery contentedness on their faces, would...

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